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What the World Owes Hong Kong, and Should Fear if its Democracy is Denied

Activists say a student sit-in on July 1st in Hong Kong's financial district is a test run for a larger demonstration that will shut down all of Hong Kong's financial district. An activist burns the China's People's Liberation Army's flag to protest against the stationing of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) forces in Hong Kong, at the Central Business District in Hong Kong August 1, 2014. Demonstrators on July 1st, the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China.

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4 Comments on “What the World Owes Hong Kong, and Should Fear if its Democracy is Denied”

  1. […] Originally posted on Quartz:This month could bring major protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing is expected to announce proposed rules for the semi-autonomous territory’s 2017 election for a new chief executive. Students and other pro-democracy activists have promised widespread demonstrations in Hong Kong’s central financial district if, as expected, Beijing tries to limit the slate… Like this? Read more and get your own subscription at […]

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